PMI-ACP® Certification Preparation

Duration : 4 days Technical: 16 Leadership: 6 Strategic: 6 PDU : 28
Course Overview

PMI-ACP® spans many approaches to Agile such as Scrum, Kanban, Lean, extreme programming (XP) and test-drived development (TD). So it will increase your versatility, wherever your project may take you. Agile is a topic of growing importance in project management. The marketplace reflects this importance, as project management practitioners increasingly embrace agile as a technique for managing successful projects. The PMI-ACP® recognizes an individual’s expertise in using agile practices in their project, while demonstrating their increased professional versatility through agile tools and techniques. In addition, the PMI-ACP® certification carries a higher level of professional credibility as it requires a combination of agile training, experience working on agile project, and examination on agile principles, practices, tools, and techniques. This global certification also supports individual in meeting the needs of organizations that rely on project practitioners to apply a diversity of methods to their project management.  

Course Outline
  • Agile values and principles
  • Agile frameworks and terminologies
  • Agile methods and appoaches
  • Assessing and incorporating community and stakeholder value
  • Stakeholder management
  • Communication management
  • Facilitation methods
  • Knowledge sharing/ written communication
  • Leadership
  • Building agile team
  • Team motivation
  • Physical and virtual co-location
  • Global, cultural and team diversity
  • Training, coaching and mentoring
  • Developmental mastery models (for example, Tuckman, Dreyfus, Shu Ha Ri)
  • Self-assessment tools and techniques
  • Participatory decision model (for example, convergent, shared collaboration)
  • Principles of system thinking (for example, complex adaptive, chaos)
  • Problem solving
  • Prioritization
  • Incremental delivery
  • Agile discovery
  • Agile sizing and estimation
  • Value based analysis and decomposition
  • Process analysis
  • Continuous improvement
  • Agile hybrid models
  • Managing with agile KPIs
  • Agile project chartering
  • Agile contracting
  • Agile project accounting principles
  • Regulatory compliances
  • PMI’s Code of Ethics and Professional Conducts
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Target Audience

If you work on agile teams or your organisation is adopting agile practices, the PMI-ACP® is a good choice for you. Compared with other agile certifications based solely on training and exam, the PMI-ACP is evidence of your real-world, hands-on experience and skill.

  • 2,000 hours of general working projects experience working on teams.
  • 1,500 hours working on agile project teams or with agile methodologies. (This requirement is in addition to the 2,000 hours of general project experience.)
  • Minimum 21 contact hours of training in agile practices